Gendarmerie and French mountain rescue teams arrive near the site of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Photograph: by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images

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Francisco Jose Garzon described the bend on the approach to Santiago de Compostela station as ‘inhuman’. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

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